Shaun Dale

Shaun Dale

Another in the outstanding series of samplers representing the many jazz labels that operate under the Fantasy Records umbrella, this one is split between Milestone, founde…
Swingville Records was launched by Bob Weinstock, the founder of the Prestige label, in 1959 in order to document the music of the original generation of swing musicians, w…
Copenhagen's Cafe Montmarte provided the setting for several memorable live recordings by Stan Getz, including his 50th birthday celebration in 1977 and the three albums th…
Even if his name isn't instantly recognizable, saxophonist/composer David Brandom is likely more familiar to you than you think. His resume includes four years touring and …
Trombonist Sarah Morrow holds the distinction of having been the first female instrumentalist to tour with Ray Charles, but the emphasis there should really be placed on in…
Best known as a featured player in the neo-swing outfit Royal Crown Revue, trumpeter Scott Steen displays solid jazz chops in a variety of styles on his first release as a …
At first pass, Brazilian pianist Age Garcia's North American Debut, "Alabastro," seems like a pleasant enough exercise in background jazz with a subtle new-age flavor. That…
From his early tenure as the house pianist at Verve Records through more than half a century as a leader of his own sessions on a variety of labels, Oscar Peterson has has …
Jeff Kaiser had substantial help with this music, considering that his Ockodektet is a seventeen piece ensemble, but he composed, arranged, conducted, recorded, mastered an…
This disc pairs two of the giants of Chicago jazz offering a variety of settings that could serve as the soundtrack for a seminar in jazz styles. Marshall Vente has been pr…